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Reuters
Harlem voters to pick heir-apparent to veteran U.S. congressmanlock on taking Rangel's vacated seat in the House of Representatives. Rangel,
Harlem voters to pick heir-apparent to veteran U.S. congressman
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
lock on taking Rangel's vacated seat in the House of Representatives. Rangel, a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, is stepping down at a time of sweeping change in Harlem, the heart of the 13th congressional... Read more
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The Hill
Clean energy group backs Republican in Florida raceseeking Republican support for fighting climate change, with a handful of GOP c
Clean energy group backs Republican in Florida race
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
seeking Republican support for fighting climate change, with a handful of GOP cosponsors. He also heads a bipartisan caucus he launched this year with a goal of finding common ground on climate change. But he opposes President Obama’s Clean... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Concern Mounts Over Sanctity of LegislaturePolice, Dan'Azumi Job Doma following a petition sent to the Nigeria Police by a
Concern Mounts Over Sanctity of Legislature
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Police, Dan'Azumi Job Doma following a petition sent to the Nigeria Police by a group of senators from a faction of the APC caucus in the parliament known as the Senate Unity Forum. The Forum had supported the nomination of Senator Ahmad Lawan, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VON DG, Osita Okechukwu, Asks Biafra Agitators to End Violent Protestsin the country in tandem with the spirit of June 12. Mr. Okechukwu, former spo
VON DG, Osita Okechukwu, Asks Biafra Agitators to End Violent Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
in the country in tandem with the spirit of June 12. Mr. Okechukwu, former spokesperson of South-East APC leadership caucus, said when democracy was restored in Nigeria in 1999, in deft moves spiced with patriotic enlightenment and national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bunyoro MPs Decry MarginalisationBuliisa — The Bunyoro Parliamentary Caucus has accused government of marginalis
Bunyoro MPs Decry Marginalisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Buliisa — The Bunyoro Parliamentary Caucus has accused government of marginalising Bunyoro sub-region in the sharing of the national cake. The caucus chairperson, Mr Barnabas Tinkasimire, said Bunyoro is lagging behind in infrastructural... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
In bipartisan vote, House panel tees up budgetTuesday. A House Democratic spokesman says the spending plan is being reviewed
In bipartisan vote, House panel tees up budget
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
Tuesday. A House Democratic spokesman says the spending plan is being reviewed but he expects a considerable number of his caucus' members to support it. It would increase K-12 education spending by $200 million, or about 3 percent. The state's... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
In bipartisan vote, House panel tees up budgetTuesday. A House Democratic spokesman says the spending plan is being reviewed
In bipartisan vote, House panel tees up budget
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
Tuesday. A House Democratic spokesman says the spending plan is being reviewed but he expects a considerable number of his caucus' members to support it. It would increase K-12 education spending by $200 million, or about 3 percent. The state's... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Blair leader seeks changein ideas and pushing ideas." Kaneshiki, a former Libertarian Party official an
Blair leader seeks change
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
in ideas and pushing ideas." Kaneshiki, a former Libertarian Party official and a member of the state's Republican Liberty Caucus, represents a more libertarian-minded strain of the party than some of her contemporaries. In a letter to the Mirror... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
House prepares to tee up budget plan for voteTuesday. A House Democratic spokesman says the spending plan is being reviewed
House prepares to tee up budget plan for vote
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
Tuesday. A House Democratic spokesman says the spending plan is being reviewed but he expects a considerable number of his caucus' members to support it. It would increase K-12 education spending by $200 million, or about 3 percent. The state's... Read more
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The New Yorker
How to Steal an Electionfirst nominating Convention was held in 1831. It was an attempt to wrest power
How to Steal an Election
The New Yorker / Posted 7 hours ago
first nominating Convention was held in 1831. It was an attempt to wrest power away from something known as the legislative caucus, which was itself an attempt to wrest power away from the Electoral College. The first primary was held in 1901. It... Read more
7h
Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton’s Handpicked World Bank Chief Accused of Overseeing ‘Systemic’ Racismrecord to be restored, but Kim did not take action. “The issue with Kim is, he
EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton’s Handpicked World Bank Chief Accused of Overseeing ‘Systemic’ Racism
Breitbart / Posted 7 hours ago
record to be restored, but Kim did not take action. “The issue with Kim is, he was approached by Congressional Black Caucus leaders and also Sen. [Barbara] Mikulski. They asked him to reinstate my record, to ‘Restore his HR record that you... Read more
8h
The Washington Times
Bernie Sanders’ staffer sought to rig Nevada coin flipSanders presidential campaign reportedly suggested cheating by using double-sid
Bernie Sanders’ staffer sought to rig Nevada coin flip
The Washington Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Sanders presidential campaign reportedly suggested cheating by using double-sided coins to settle ties in the state’s caucuses — and was promoted to a national post. According to a lengthy post-mortem report by CBS News on the Sanders... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Cops arrest 10 in drive to curb initiation deathsDispatchLIVEwhich increased to six within a week. The last death was reported on Thursday
Cops arrest 10 in drive to curb initiation deathsDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
which increased to six within a week. The last death was reported on Thursday afternoon. The Bhisho Legislature’s ANC caucus expressed concern on the initiation deaths and hospitalisation. “We are overly concerned about the reported deaths of... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Michigan state lawmaker dies while hiking in OregonTim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills, said funeral arrangements would be announced once
Michigan state lawmaker dies while hiking in Oregon
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Tim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills, said funeral arrangements would be announced once they are scheduled. "All of us in the caucus are truly saddened and send our deepest sympathies to her family and friends during this difficult time," Greimel said... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Trump, Clinton surrogates battle over immigration rhetoricMaryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who dropped his own Democratic presidential bid
Trump, Clinton surrogates battle over immigration rhetoric
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 10 hours ago
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who dropped his own Democratic presidential bid after disappointing results in the Iowa caucus. Former Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer -- an outspoken Trump supporter -- pushed back, offended, and said... Read more
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10h
The Morning Call
Gas tax discussion ratchets up to Christie's officePresident Steve Sweeney and other lawmakers entered and exited Christie's offic
Gas tax discussion ratchets up to Christie's office
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
President Steve Sweeney and other lawmakers entered and exited Christie's office throughout the day. Weinberg said her caucus wants to review the impact a possible sales tax cut would have on state revenues. Both the Assembly and Senate are... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. senator, opposing FBI email data grabs, places hold on spy billU.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) speaks with reporters the weekly after party cauc
U.S. senator, opposing FBI email data grabs, places hold on spy bill
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) speaks with reporters the weekly after party caucus luncheons at the U.S. Capitol in Washington June 23, 2015. WASHINGTON A Democratic senator on Monday prevented legislation from being quickly considered that would... Read more
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The Morning Call
Legislature teeing up vote on $31.5 billion budgeteight GOP conservative lawmakers held a news conference in which they claimed t
Legislature teeing up vote on $31.5 billion budget
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
eight GOP conservative lawmakers held a news conference in which they claimed they were being shut out of talks and claimed caucus leaders were working with Wolf to spend more than taxpayers could afford. Later, some labor leaders and education... Read more
11h
Ventura County Star
Five say they’re running for Ventura Council, so farRoundtable, where she is chair of the youth advisory council. She's also a memb
Five say they’re running for Ventura Council, so far
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 hours ago
Roundtable, where she is chair of the youth advisory council. She's also a member of the National Women's Political Caucus. The Ventura native "believes in creating opportunities for Ventura's hard-working families," a release announcing... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Donald Trump to visit Bangor Wednesday; LePage cancels town hallat 4PM. This is the Presidential candidate's second time in Maine in three mon
Donald Trump to visit Bangor Wednesday; LePage cancels town hall
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 hours ago
at 4PM. This is the Presidential candidate's second time in Maine in three months. He was in Portland before the March caucuses. Trump lost to Senator Ted Cruz in the state's caucus. Maine is just one of two states to split electoral college... Read more
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Al.com
Speaker candidate Phil Williams says Alabama ethics 'a real mess'announced he was not a candidate for speaker. The Legislature's next regular s
Speaker candidate Phil Williams says Alabama ethics 'a real mess'
Al.com / Posted 12 hours ago
announced he was not a candidate for speaker. The Legislature's next regular session starts in February. The Republican caucus could meet before then to decide on a speaker, although the speaker can't be officially elected until the House is in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What the Democrats Must Learn About Free-Trade Deals From Brexitlast week, Congressman Keith Ellison, the Minnesota Democrat who serves as a co
What the Democrats Must Learn About Free-Trade Deals From Brexit
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 hours ago
last week, Congressman Keith Ellison, the Minnesota Democrat who serves as a co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, proposed to add language rejecting the trade deal. But the proposal was defeated, after Clinton-allied drafting... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Bevin signs bill launching caucus for car makers in commonwealthMonday was a first for the auto industry in Kentucky. Gov. Matt Bevin signed a
Bevin signs bill launching caucus for car makers in commonwealth
WLKY Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
Monday was a first for the auto industry in Kentucky. Gov. Matt Bevin signed a bill launching a caucus for car makers in the commonwealth. Lawmakers said the signing of the bill will help to create unity for those involved in the automotive... Read more
13h
Daily Mail
Sanders demands Democratic platform oppose 'disastrous' trade dealeven wore similar shades of blue. Meanwhile, Rep. Barbara Lee of California, a
Sanders demands Democratic platform oppose 'disastrous' trade deal
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
even wore similar shades of blue. Meanwhile, Rep. Barbara Lee of California, a lefty former chair of the House progressive caucus, hailed the document as a "truly progressive platform draft," after the panel appeared to capitulate to Sanders in... Read more
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The Hill
Democrats: Momentum on our side in abortion fightto lose, we have everything to gain,” she said. The leaders of the Democratic
Democrats: Momentum on our side in abortion fight
The Hill / Posted 13 hours ago
to lose, we have everything to gain,” she said. The leaders of the Democratic National Committee and the House Democratic Caucus both issued statements Monday praising the ruling and urging voters to turn out in November. “This decision reaffirms... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair?Westmont and Woodridge. He is currently the House Floor Leader, or primary deba
City Club of Chicago: Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 13 hours ago
Westmont and Woodridge. He is currently the House Floor Leader, or primary debater of bills, for the House Republican Caucus. He is the Co-Chairman of the House and Senate’s Joint Commission on Administrative Rules, and is the Republican... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Sanders Campaign Tried to Rig Caucus Tiebreakers With Double-Sided Coinssenator’s campaign, which includes this anecdote about how Sanders’s Silver Sta
The Sanders Campaign Tried to Rig Caucus Tiebreakers With Double-Sided Coins
New York Magazine / Posted 13 hours ago
senator’s campaign, which includes this anecdote about how Sanders’s Silver State director Joan Kato prepared her team for caucus day: At one point shortly before the caucuses, she instructed staff to buy double-sided coins — in case coin-flips... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE – #NeverTrump Convention Rebels: We Don’t Need A Rule Change To Stop TrumpNew Jersey, and Virginia, and could still grow elsewhere. The Colorado Republi
EXCLUSIVE – #NeverTrump Convention Rebels: We Don’t Need A Rule Change To Stop Trump
Breitbart / Posted 14 hours ago
New Jersey, and Virginia, and could still grow elsewhere. The Colorado Republicans infamously suspended their open caucus system in this presidential race. Party insiders unanimously threw all of their delegates behind Cruz, prompting... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Official raises concern about courthouse Bible-reading eventby Iowans who are supportive of different causes and represent diverse viewpoin
Official raises concern about courthouse Bible-reading event
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 14 hours ago
by Iowans who are supportive of different causes and represent diverse viewpoints. More specifically, the Iowa Prayer Caucus, National Governor's Prayer Team and U.S. National Prayer Council requested the aforementioned proclamation on April... Read more
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Deseret News
Rep. Love hosts poverty discussion with Missouri Democratwe go back to Washington and we continue to work together." Love and Cleaver a
Rep. Love hosts poverty discussion with Missouri Democrat
Deseret News / Posted 14 hours ago
we go back to Washington and we continue to work together." Love and Cleaver are both members of the Congressional Black Caucus and serve on the House Financial Services Committee together, where he is the ranking Democrat on the Housing and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Donald Trump headed to Mainehe will appear at Cross Insurance Center on 515 Main Street in Bangor at 4 p.m.
Donald Trump headed to Maine
Boston Globe / Posted 14 hours ago
he will appear at Cross Insurance Center on 515 Main Street in Bangor at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Trump lost Maine’s March caucus to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, of Texas, who received 8,550 votes — about 46 percent of all votes. Trump was... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan Rep. Julie Plawecki dies of apparent heart attack, condolences pour inTim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills, said funeral arrangements would be announced once
Michigan Rep. Julie Plawecki dies of apparent heart attack, condolences pour in
MLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Tim Greimel, D-Auburn Hills, said funeral arrangements would be announced once they are scheduled. "All of us in the caucus are truly saddened and send our deepest sympathies to her family and friends during this difficult time," Greimel said... Read more
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Roll Call
House Votes to Establish Benghazi Committeeside shows that distract us from those goals." Nonetheless, Democrats decried t
House Votes to Establish Benghazi Committee
Roll Call / Posted 16 hours ago
side shows that distract us from those goals." Nonetheless, Democrats decried the process as a partisan sham . Many in the caucus believe that Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., should boycott the process by abstaining from making Democratic... Read more
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Newsmax
Lew Urges Senate to Pass Puerto Rico Rescue Bill This Weekthe president's desk for his signature before the Friday deadline. Last week,
Lew Urges Senate to Pass Puerto Rico Rescue Bill This Week
Newsmax / Posted 16 hours ago
the president's desk for his signature before the Friday deadline. Last week, Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said his caucus has serious concerns about the bill despite President Barack Obama's support for it. Reid said Democrats may want to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
George mayor faces axingPicture: george.org.za CAPE TOWN – George Mayor Charles Standers faces losing
George mayor faces axing
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 hours ago
Picture: george.org.za CAPE TOWN – George Mayor Charles Standers faces losing his job after the Democratic Alliance (DA) caucus raised concerns over what it says is his leadership. The party has submitted a letter to the Federal Executive... Read more
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Roll Call
Spanish-Speaking Members Bring Camaraderie, Constituent Comfortlike tables in a high school cafeteria, every Congressional clique has a unique
Spanish-Speaking Members Bring Camaraderie, Constituent Comfort
Roll Call / Posted 18 hours ago
like tables in a high school cafeteria, every Congressional clique has a unique space on the floor. The Congressional Black Caucus tends to gather on the left side of the House, while the Blue Dog Coalition prefers a spot near the middle left. And... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Post Brexit: The latest updates, next moves and how it happenedsenior cabinet ministers, including Boris Johnson, who is seen as a future prim
Post Brexit: The latest updates, next moves and how it happened
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
senior cabinet ministers, including Boris Johnson, who is seen as a future prime minister, roughly half of the Conservative caucus, several large businesses, UKIP, the Sun newspaper.Why? The Leave side said unrestricted immigration from the EU,... Read more
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NBC News
Op-Ed: The Right To Vote Needs to Be Defended After Shelby County v. HolderSupreme Court challenged Congress to act to strengthen the law. So I, as chair
Op-Ed: The Right To Vote Needs to Be Defended After Shelby County v. Holder
NBC News / Posted 19 hours ago
Supreme Court challenged Congress to act to strengthen the law. So I, as chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, joined Rep. Terri Sewell of the Congressional Black Caucus and Rep. Linda Sánchez of the Congressional Hispanic... Read more
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Breitbart
Exclusive — Officer: Left-Wing Extremists Started Sacramento RiotRadicalism,” the leftist site In These Times talked about the group: A student
Exclusive — Officer: Left-Wing Extremists Started Sacramento Riot
Breitbart / Posted 19 hours ago
Radicalism,” the leftist site In These Times talked about the group: A student-teacher alliance that operates as a joint caucus within the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and National Education Association (NEA), BAMN uses litigation and... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lew urges Senate to pass Puerto Rico rescue bill this weekthe president's desk for his signature before the Friday deadline. Last week,
Lew urges Senate to pass Puerto Rico rescue bill this week
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 hours ago
the president's desk for his signature before the Friday deadline. Last week, Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid said his caucus has serious concerns about the bill despite President Barack Obama's support for it. Reid said Democrats may want to... Read more
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Times News
State budget not likely before Thursday deadlineare tight-lipped, while rank-and-file lawmakers who must vote on it say they ar
State budget not likely before Thursday deadline
Times News / Posted 19 hours ago
are tight-lipped, while rank-and-file lawmakers who must vote on it say they are being told little by caucus leaders. A look at some key topics: SPENDING: According to lawmakers, the debate is between a Republican position of... Read more
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The Advocate
What now? Louisiana legislators ‘kick the can’ on budget, taxes to next yearcomprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures,” state Rep. Lance Harris, of A
What now? Louisiana legislators ‘kick the can’ on budget, taxes to next year
The Advocate / Posted 19 hours ago
comprehensive reform but not piecemeal measures,” state Rep. Lance Harris, of Alexandria, who heads the Republican House Caucus, said in comments echoed by other conservative Republicans. They’ll have to do something next year. There’s a looming... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump, Sanders Win Huge in New Hampshiresixth-place finish in a state his campaign was counting on for a breakout. Tex
Trump, Sanders Win Huge in New Hampshire
Roll Call / Posted 20 hours ago
sixth-place finish in a state his campaign was counting on for a breakout. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, winner of last week’s caucuses in Iowa, finished third and Florida Gov. Jeb Bush finished fourth. Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina finished with 4... Read more
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Roll Call
Congress Reacts to Abortion RulingTexas law that restricted a woman's access to abortion was swift and, in many c
Congress Reacts to Abortion Ruling
Roll Call / Posted 20 hours ago
Texas law that restricted a woman's access to abortion was swift and, in many cases, predictable. Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Democratic Reps. Diana DeGette of Colorado and Louise Slaughter of New York praised the decision as a victory for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye, Muntu FDC Camps Clashpresidential election in 2012, there was a sharp split within the party in the
Besigye, Muntu FDC Camps Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
presidential election in 2012, there was a sharp split within the party in the aftermath, particularly in the parliamentary caucus. For instance, Mafabi, the then leader of opposition, did not brief Muntu on what was happening in Parliament. So,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian senator wins award for work on genetic discriminationAugust election call that killed all proposed government legislation. Cowan, t
Canadian senator wins award for work on genetic discrimination
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
August election call that killed all proposed government legislation. Cowan, the leader of the independent Liberal senate caucus, has been pushing his Senate bill since 2013, along with the Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness. “The... Read more
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NBC News
Three Years After SCOTUS Case Weakened Voting Rights Act, Leaders Call for New Protectionsof whom are limited English proficient," U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), chairwoman
Three Years After SCOTUS Case Weakened Voting Rights Act, Leaders Call for New Protections
NBC News / Posted 22 hours ago
of whom are limited English proficient," U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, said in a statement. In Shelby County v. Holder, the court held in a 5-4 decision that Section 4 of the 1965 Voting... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 MILF fighters nabbed for North Cotabato roadside blastfor the bombing,” he said. “They forced us to eat chilly while undergoing inves
2 MILF fighters nabbed for North Cotabato roadside blast
Inquirier.net / Posted 22 hours ago
for the bombing,” he said. “They forced us to eat chilly while undergoing investigation.” Bobby Benito, Mindanao Peoples Caucus (MPC) secretary general, has called on the Commission on Human Rights to probe the alleged torture. Benito reminded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Welcoming U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama - Behold a Renewed Hope for Liberiacooks, secretaries, and other odd jobs. We should treat women and girls with di
Welcoming U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama - Behold a Renewed Hope for Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
cooks, secretaries, and other odd jobs. We should treat women and girls with dignity and honor. The Women's Legislative Caucus of Liberia should now begin to divert their attention from consistent and persistent advocacy for affirmative action... Read more
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NJ.com
11 of the nastiest and epic N.J. budget brawls- prompting protesting Democrats to tote toy rodents to floor debates. The anti
11 of the nastiest and epic N.J. budget brawls
NJ.com / Posted 23 hours ago
- prompting protesting Democrats to tote toy rodents to floor debates. The anti-rat lobby is Democrat; the deer carcass caucus is Republican. 10. "MY TRENTON ROW HOUSE" When Gov. James E. McGreevey's 2002 budget battle got entangled in a late... Read more
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